POLITICS
05/07/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jeremiah Wright And George W. Bush: A Comparison In Speaking Styles (SLIDESHOW)

Obama's supporters have been using his former Pastor Jeremiah Wright's statements to try and derail his campaign for months. Yesterday, Obama came out and completely denounced Reverend Wright, declaring that he was "outraged" by Wright's "appalling" and "destructive" choice of language. One thing is for sure about Reverend Wright's speaking style, he peppers his bombastic delivery with a lot of hand movements. Hmmm, if you go back and look at stills from President Bush's speech, you'll find very similar speaking movements. The photos in this slideshow are a comparison of Reverend Wright's National Press Club speech Monday and George W. Bush's press conference on the economy Tuesday. See if you think the comparison makes sense or is a total stretch: